Annie Besant

  • Founded the Theosophical Society in India and started Home Rule League.
  • Established Central Hindu School at Banaras.
  • President of the Calcutta Session of INC, AD 1917.
  • She did not attend the Congress Session of 1920 at Nagpur due to her difference from Gandhiji as she felt that Government of India Act, 1919 were a means to free India.
  • Newspapers: New India and Commonweal.
  • Wrote: Lotus Song, a translation of ‘Gita’ into English.
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